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Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 10-25-06, 06:22 AM   #301
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while riding around downtown st. louis i kept humming the opening credits to american flyers.

Nice! Although nothing showed up for me and it was just a red X. I had to right click, properties, copy the link and paste in new window to see the picture.

It was worth it. Is that an Axiom?
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Old 10-25-06, 09:34 AM   #302
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Well keep me posted if it ever does happen

I have been talking to a few custom builders, just to see what thier capabilities are with Ti, or even Steel.

One is really chomping at the bit to build me a totally custom bike in steel already, sure is different than the take a number to stand in line approch

Hey ViperZ,
Who's in the running? What about a custom Moots, or Strong, or Dean, or hmmm IF, or who else does custom TI? I heard that crazy dude Zinn is now doing TI. His book is pretty good. Let's see, what about Tom Kellogg at Spectrum Cycles?
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Old 10-25-06, 12:33 PM   #303
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I have been talking to Everti and Spicer. Gene at Spicer was wanting to build me a custom Steel Cruiser frame with Disc brakes. Everti has a Ti Fighter Cross Bike.

I would like a Seven Mud Honey Cross Bike, but it's a bit costly right now.

I think a Steel/Ti 29" MTB woul dfill the need for my new MTB, yet beable to suffce as a good cross bike as well with different tires/wheels
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Upadated with new Reynolds Alta Aero Comp wheelset.

Looks like whitewalls. I actually thought it was at first.. eheh
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nothing showed? hmm... let me try again. it's an alaris.
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Hey Bubbles don't you have any photos of some Titanium Shopping Carts?
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Old 10-25-06, 04:53 PM   #307
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Hey Bubbles don't you have any photos of some Titanium Shopping Carts?
Should I post my ti bottle cages and my ti tire levers?
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Old 10-25-06, 06:26 PM   #308
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Should I post my ti bottle cages and my ti tire levers?

Sure why not?

I have a full set of Titanium Golf clubs I should maybe post too
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nothing showed? hmm... let me try again. it's an alaris.
Still does not show until you right click, copy properties and paste in a new browser. Once it's in your PC's Cache, it shows up in the thread. Your host may not allow remote linking.

Thats a fine machine!
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My Tuscany last week in need of a bath.
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Nice Daytonian! I like the silver wheels
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I just got a Habanero this week I'll post more as I build it up.


How is the build going on the Hab? Pics? photos?
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How is the build going on the Hab? Pics? photos?
No progress to report. I've been going crazy waiting on the components to arrive. I did remove the decals. I started with the top tube cause they were a little wrinkled and ended up taking them all off. It looks a little naked right now. I hope when everything is put together it'll look better.

I'm thinking about making some type of head tube badge for it. Does anyone have any ideas??
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My Litespeed Vortex compact. I bought this about two months ago, rode it over 500 miles since and am having a blast with it. I just added a Selle Italia Gelflow SLR saddle, Easton 44cm handlebars and GP4000 tires.


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Old 11-04-06, 11:40 PM   #316
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Here's my Litespeed Classic:


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OK. Here are a couple of pics of my partial build. Sorry. I couldn't find a garage door at the office. This will have to do.


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Excuse me sir, I have no garage door to show you, so let me take the photos next to my helicopter.

Kidding aside, what frame is that, and what size is it? Judging by the headtube, I'd say it's a fairly large size. And oh yes - it looks very nice so far.
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Excuse me sir, I have no garage door to show you, so let me take the photos next to my helicopter.


Kidding aside, what frame is that, and what size is it? Judging by the headtube, I'd say it's a fairly large size. And oh yes - it looks very nice so far.
Trust me. The copter is not mine. I just get to wiggle the sticks every once and a while. And I get paid for it too.


The bike is a Habanero Team Issue 64 C-T. Mostly Ultegra with Shimano compact crank. Thomson stem and post. King HS. Deda Newton shallow drop bars. Mike Garcia Niobium 30 wheels.

I guess that's all. I'm still waiting on the front derailleur so I can finish it up. So far it rides really well. I rode it like a scooter around the hangar today.
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Awesome, love the no grarage door thing so here is chopper instead
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IF Ti ClubRacer, my distance machine, brevet bike, etc. Ti frame, Steel Fork

Day of build... I had a pro fit done about a week later and worked out the steerer tube length and stem position. (didn't want to cut anything too short!) The Ritchey crank was eventually swapped to a Specialities TA Carmina.







Rigged for randonneuring...





Love the jeckyll / hyde of this frame. Road machine that converts easily (and gracefully) to a distance machine.
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Very nicely appointed machine bmike
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Nice. I went out tonight and tried some night photography as well. I posted a link in your other thread. I have that same tripod (works great backpacking!) and a Canon as well. Was inspired but didn't get nearly the same kind of shots you did.
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